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Killer plant 'eats' great tit at Somerset nursery


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#1 Game Warden

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Posted 05 August 2011 - 10:12 PM

Reports www.bbc.co.uk.

A plant has killed and "eaten" a great tit at a garden nursery in Somerset. Nurseryman Nigel Hewitt-Cooper, from West Pennard, was inspecting his tropical garden when he discovered one of his pitcher plants had trapped the bird.

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Posted 06 August 2011 - 09:14 AM

How awful :(
But, in the gathering darkness, deep behind my soul, someone, something whispers "Africa"" (Mark Owens "Secrets of the Savannah")

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Posted 06 August 2011 - 04:54 PM

How awful :(

Not for the plant.......
One pangolin to rule them all......

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Posted 06 August 2011 - 07:06 PM

Quite a story, and a headline.
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Posted 06 August 2011 - 10:40 PM

I thought Matt was posting something salacious. Quite relieved actually, but not a nice way to die.

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